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Why Conservatives Might Be Letting Go Of Deficit Worries03:32
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Many GOP lawmakers have long been concerned about the rising debt in the United States, now over $20 trillion. But fiscal conservatives are also hoping to push through tax cuts in the coming months, which might make the deficit even larger.

Here & Now Jeremy Hobson speaks with CBS News' Jill Schlesinger (@jillonmoney), host of "Jill on Money" and the podcast "Better Off," about how much the national debt still matters in Washington.

This segment aired on October 16, 2017.

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